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The New Mexico Department of Health works in many ways to promote, preserve and protect your health. Below are just a few of our programs, all of which provide some of the most requested and important services we provide to you.

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Birth & Death Certificates

Our Vital Records office collects, processes, corrects and issues copies of birth and death certificates.

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Medical Cannabis Program

Ensures patients have safe access to medicine for a number of qualifying health conditions, and licenses non-profit producers and dispensaries in the state.

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WIC is the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC). It is a federal program administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and our Public Health Division.

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Immunization Program

Request copies for shot records as well as child and adult immunization information.

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Health Facility Licensing & Certification

Our Division of Health Improvement licenses health facilities, such as hospitals and nursing homes, to ensure compliance with state and federal requirements.

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Developmental Disabilities

Our Developmental Disabilities Support Division provides service and support to children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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Stay in the KnowLatest News


Portales WIC Program Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week
The New Mexico Department of Health’s Portales Women, Infants, Children program will host its annual World Breastfeeding Week, Breastfeeding: Foundation of Life Event.


San Juan WIC Program Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week
The New Mexico Department of Health’s San Juan County Women, Infants, Children program and the Four Corners Breastfeeding Task Force will host its annual World Breastfeeding Week Event, August 4 at the Farmington Museum 3041 E. Main Street, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.

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DDW Case Management Director's
Center for Development and Disability
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Meeting will be held in room 103E. Developmental Disabilities Waiver case management agency directors attend a mandatory meeting each quarter to get updates and clarification on important program inf...


Mi Via Advisory Committee
Human Services Department
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Mi Via Advisory Committee will meet approximately four times per year, with the location to be determined and announced prior to each meeting. Meetings will be at least two hours in length and can be...

Message from the Cabinet SecretaryLynn Gallagher

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) has a strong and enduring commitment to creating conditions which enable the people of New Mexico to thrive. We are committed to improving health status, and to ensuring the availability of and equitable access to high quality health services that meet the needs of our communities.

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Men Need to Make Health a Priority Too
This June, the New Mexico Department of Health celebrates National Men’s Health Month. Just like Women’s Health Month coincided with Mother’s Day last month, Men’s health month is on the c...


New Report Offers Insights for LGBTQ Health Needs in New Mexico
As our state and nation celebrate National LGBT Pride Month this June, the New Mexico Department of Health releases our report, Addressing the Health Needs of Sex and Gender Minorities in New Mexico....